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Address: 1399 Sam Davis Road, Smyrna, TN 37167
Phone Number: +1 615-459-2341
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Great History Stop

We enjoyed our stop at the Sam Davis home. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and able to answer all of our questions. Very interesting story. We were able to watch a short... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Donna P
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our stop at the Sam Davis home. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and able to answer all of our questions. Very interesting story. We were able to watch a short movie about Sam Davis, in the Visitors center, before our tour, which was great. They have done a very nice job with this site.

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Thank Donna P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Very nicely kept homestead. Tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the family and the homestead. Very interesting story about Sam Davis.

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Thank RFissel
Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This historic site is a fantastic place to stop and learn about an important figure in Tennessee and War Between the States history. The visitor's center is fantastic, the staff are attentive, the cotton fields are gorgeous and the historic home is so beautiful. You will not regret visiting this historic site.

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Thank RKSMRS
Leicester, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

My guide, Lee, appropriate name, was knowledgeable, fun and willing to answer my questions even the ones about wallpaper. He took me on the toiur even though I was the only onem I learned so much and had a great time.

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Thank Lynne D
SMYRNA
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We visited for a friend's wedding and it was beautiful. It was a slightly overcast fall day, but the temp was awesome, the breeze was blowing some leaves down and it couldn't have been more perfect. It was a simple wedding, the reception was by the big main building and when an unexpected shower popped up, we all ran for... More 

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Thank kelli320
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Not my favorite tour of the area but still worth seeing. The story if Sam Davis's sacrifice for the confederate cause is heart warming.

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Thank Pam B
Cowan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Our tour guide was Lee Lankford. He did an excellent job on telling us the history of the home. My 13 year old even talked about how much she enjoyed it. Thank you !

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Thank Allison P
Nashville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

This is home of Civil War spy Sam Davis who was hung at age 21 rather than betray his cause. The house/museum are in excellent condition for an 1863 antebellum home with out buildings and the tour guides extremely knowledgeable and helpful. There is a short film to watch to orient you to time frame that is well done and... More 

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Thank Charenity
Houston, Texas
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92 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Saw the brochure about this house at our hotel so we decided to visit. We love civil war history and try to visit as many historical places as we can. Very informative tour. Tour guide Hewitt was very knowledgable and gave a very interesting tour. House was very nice. Preserved very well. Sam Davis is buried right on the back... More 

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Thank reginasue
Tennessee
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I went on the tour of the Sam Davis Home last month with a friend because we had never been and was wanting to check it out before we take the Ghost Tour coming up in October. We had a fantastic tour guide and he was very knowledgeable about the home and the history.

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Thank Jodi H

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